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Proof Gamers CLEARLY Love Their Pizza

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Some stereotypes are rooted in truth. Take for example the fact that gamers just love their pizza. Xbox 360 users bought $1 million worth of Pizza ...

Use Headsets to Cut Through the Sea of Sounds

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's the day after Christmas. There are tiny paw prints on your roof, cookie crumbs near the fireplace and a cacophony of sounds coming from all of the new electronic and mobile devices. Want some peace and quiet? Read on!

You Were Never THIS Good At 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2013 | Technology

Thought your Christ Air into a Rowley Darkslide followed by a front manual combo was impressive? Pfft. Cue the nostalgia and watch as this gamer ta...

All-Star Entrepreneur: 1 on 1 with Sagi Schliesser, Founder of TabTale -- Creator of No. 1 Christmas App for Kids

Nicole Valentine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Valentine

Entrepreneurship is a rite of passage into a league where its players re-imagine the world and innovate. Entrepreneurship is a life style and a life choice. I've had my share of success and my share of moments on the edge.

New PS4 and Xbox One Game Consoles: A Mixed Bag for Energy Efficiency

Noah Horowitz | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

We found that the new models have made substantial progress on energy efficiency compared to their predecessors, the PS3 and Xbox 360. But despite these power-saving advances, the new consoles' higher performance and new features result in up to three times higher annual energy consumption than their predecessors.

Are Gamers Athletes? The U.S. Government Thinks So.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

For those who argue gamers aren't athletes, take a look at what just happened to South Korean gamer Kim "ViOLet" Dong Hwan. The 23-year-old "Starcr...

The Video Game Childhood and Why Parents Shouldn't Fear It!

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents
Sandra Shpilberg

For my children, exposure to video games was inevitable; my husband and I have not only gleaned some deep insights on parenting in the age of video games, but we have also found ways to use video games to bring out the best in our children; and here is what we found.

Xbox One Hits Another Milestone

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold more than 2 million Xbox One video game consoles since its November ...

LOOK: This Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it. ...

A Debilitating Glitch is Leaving Some New Xbox Ones Useless

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology

For gamers who shiver at the thought of the Xbox 360's infamous "Red Ring of Death," you may want to cover your eyes. Three days after launching th...

Drew Guarini

Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

HuffingtonPost.com | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

After an eight-year run and 80 million units sold, the sun has officially set on the Xbox 360. Waiting in the wings is the new Xbox One, the third con...

And The Sales Numbers For The PlayStation 4 Are..

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says it sold more than 1 million of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles during their first 24 hours on the market. ...

Here Are The Games You Should Be Buying For PlayStation 4

AP | By LOU KESTEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Sony's PlayStation 4 is now in stores, ushering in a new era of high-definition video games. Perhaps you've already read the largely enthusiastic revi...

New York Gamer Cultivates Community in Qatar

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Aleeka Kay Edwards

Attended by watchful teachers and awash in conversations about school reform, The World Innovation Summit is the latest forum to mesh education and technology. Recent changes in the quality of education can be traced everywhere.

What Everyone Is Saying About The PlayStation 4

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

Sony's PlayStation 4 is set to hit stores on Friday, Nov. 15, and a big question still lingers for many: Should I buy it? While the PlayStation 3 w...

A Cappella And Video Games. What More Do You Need?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Smooth McGroove has achieved Internet stardom with his unique a cappella arrangements, and this cover of the "Light World Overworld" song from "Zelda:...

9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

Your mother was wrong. Video games aren't bad for you. They're actually making your life better. Despite hand-wringing over a supposed connection b...

Do Sexy Avatars Influence Women Gamers?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Christopher J. Ferguson

A recent study published by Jesse Fox and colleagues in Computers in Human Behavior suggests women who employ sexy avatars in virtual reality (VR) may objectify themselves or blame rape victims in surveys given shortly afterward.

P4RC: Rewarding Engagement in Mobile Gaming

Lin Humphrey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Lin Humphrey

Gamers have not only the intrinsic motivation of wanting the achievement of passing a level, but also the potential of earning a tangible reward in the form of a brand gift card. This dual appeal to achievement holds much potential.

Relighting an Upstate Broadway: It's Time to Rebuild the Catskills with Casino Gaming

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steven Kurlander

Legalized casinos are surely not the cure-all to reviving upstate New York's economy or the Catskills, but in 2013 it's the only viable shot in the arm to rebuild a third world Monticello and allow Sullivan County to begin to evolve.

How Soft Skills, Passion and Connection Can Promote Learning, Competence and Employability

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Schools traditionally place the majority of value on the academic skills students acquire in school. Employers, however, often cite communication, collaboration, critical and creative thinking, ingenuity, innovation, and risk-taking as the most sought after skills in new hires.

Gaming with a Purpose -- Financial Literacy

Child and Youth Finance International | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Child and Youth Finance International

Okay, so one thing is clear: Youth are hooked on technology. Computers, smartphones, tablets, social media, video games... the list goes on. Mostl...

See the New Pokémon X and Y Starters Photographed as Sexy Human Poolboys! (PHOTOS)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

I cast my friends in roles inspired by the new starters: giddy, enthusiastic Chespin; sly, intense Fennekin; and sultry, mysterious Froakie. Add a trainer to keep them all on point, and we had all the ingredients for a sexy poolside photo shoot.

5 Reasons Why Gaymers & GaymerX Matter

Shawn Ahmed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shawn Ahmed

I'm a gaymer. To many of my straight friends, identifying as a "gay gamer" is as nonsensical as making the distinction of being a gay Trekkie or a gay Notre Dame football fan.

How To Unlock Invincibility In GTA (And What Happens When You Do)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | Technology

As anyone who's played it knows, GTA 5 is a hugely involving and rewarding game. Sometimes though you just want to kick back, take it easy, and blow u...